Four people are facing federal charges in connection with a case involving counterfeit money.
According to US. Attorney Barry Grissom’s Office, John P. Stark, 47, Great Bend, Deona L. McNutt, 24, Great Bend, Alyssa Dannebohm, 30, Hutchinson, and Keith M. Dannebohm, 22, Hutchinson are all charged with counterfeiting $100 bills. In the same case, Justin E. Herren, 30, Great Bend, is charged with one count of passing two $100 bills.
In addition, Stark is charged with one count of unlawful possession of a firearm following a felony conviction and three counts of making counterfeit bills.
If convicted, all face a maximum penalty of 10 years and a fine up to $250,000 on the firearms charge, and a maximum penalty of 20 years and a fine up to $250,000 on each of the other counts.
The U.S. Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Matt Treaster is prosecuting.